Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
The day of individual happiness has passed
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.